Aquinnah Headlands Preserve

Area

Overview

  • Directions

    Geolocation is not allowed
  • Size

    51.55 acres

Stewardships

Description

Aquinnah Headlands Preserve has two pieces. The north head has views of Elizabeth Islands, Buzzards Bay and the Devil’s Bridge, a mile-long string of boulders and  glacial shards responsible for many maritime disasters. The south head includes a 1/2 mile stretch along Moshup Beach and low heathlands. The town of Aquinnah allows access to its beach which can be accessed via the Aquinnah Headlands paths.

Ride the bus to State Road loop or park for $20/day. Racks for bicycles on south head. Mopeds must park in lot.

Allowed Activities
Sightseeing
Swimming
Fishing
Picnicking
Hiking
Birdwatching
Good For
Families
Dogs

Additional Information

Dogs

Dog walking on south head in upland only - October 1 to March 31.

No dogs allowed on the north head, or on beach.

Hours

North Head open Sept 15-June 14. South Head open year-round, sunrise to sunset.